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Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Wastewater Treatment Plant Using the Cannibal Process

Xiong, J., Young, M. N., Marcus, A. K., Van Ginkel, S. W. & Rittmann, B. E., Feb 1 2020, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (United States). 146, 2, 04019108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wastewater treatment
Biomass
sludge
Anaerobic digestion
biomass
2019

Acclimation of nitrifying biomass to phenol leads to persistent resistance to inhibition

Zou, S., Yan, N., Zhang, C., Zhou, Y., Wu, X., Wang, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Nov 25 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 693, 133622.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phenol
acclimation
Phenols
phenol
Biomass
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aflatoxin Exposure, Child Stunting, and Dysbiosis in the Intestinal Microbiome among Children in Guatemala

Voth-Gaeddert, L. E., Torres, O., Maldonado, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Rittmann, B. E. & Oerther, D. B., Aug 1 2019, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 36, 8, p. 958-968 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aflatoxins
Health
Food supply
exposure
morbidity
9 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol and nicotine consumption trends in three U.S. communities determined by wastewater-based epidemiology

Chen, J., Venkatesan, A. K. & Halden, R., Mar 15 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 656, p. 174-183 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nicotine
Epidemiology
epidemiology
alcohol
Wastewater
2 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic biodegradation of catechol by sediment microorganisms: Interactive roles of N reduction and S cycling

Zheng, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Long, M., Luo, Y. H., Chen, T., Ontiveros-Valencia, A. & Rittmann, B. E., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 230, p. 80-89 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodegradation
Microorganisms
biodegradation
Sediments
microorganism
10 Citations (Scopus)

A nationwide survey of 31 organophosphate esters in sewage sludge from the United States

Wang, Y., Kannan, P., Halden, R. & Kannan, K., Mar 10 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 655, p. 446-453 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organophosphates
organophosphate
Sewage sludge
ester
Esters
10 Citations (Scopus)

A nationwide survey of the occurrence of melamine and its derivatives in archived sewage sludge from the United States

Zhu, H., Halden, R. & Kannan, K., Feb 1 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 245, p. 994-999 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melamine
Sewage sludge
Sewage
Derivatives
Soil
14 Citations (Scopus)

A novel photocatalytic optical hollow-fiber with high photocatalytic activity for enhancement of 4-chlorophenol degradation

Zhong, N., Chen, M., Luo, Y., Wang, Z., Xin, X. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 355, p. 731-739 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chlorophenol
Optical fibers
Degradation
degradation
coating

Autonomous screening of groundwater remediation technologies in the subsurface using the In Situ Microcosm Array (ISMA)

Kalinowski, T., McClellan, K., Bruton, T. A., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Driver, E. M. & Halden, R., Apr 5 2019, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 367, p. 668-675 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groundwater
Remediation
Aquifers
microcosm
Screening
2 Citations (Scopus)
Synechocystis
Biofilms
biofilm
nutrient content
Food
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bioavailable electron donors leached from leaves accelerate biodegradation of pyridine and quinoline

Lu, Q., Zhang, C., Wang, W., Yuan, B., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 654, p. 473-479 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodegradation
Pyridine
leachate
biodegradation
electron

Characterization of CO2 flux through hollow-fiber membranes using pH modeling

Shesh, T., Eustance, E., Lai, Y. J. & Rittmann, B., Dec 15 2019, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 592, 117389.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inlet pressure
mass transfer
hollow
Mass transfer
Fluxes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cities of the Southwest are testbeds for urban resilience

Hondula, D., Sabo, J., Quay, R., Chester, M., Georgescu, M., Grimm, N., Harlan, S., Middel, A., Porter, S., Redman, C., Rittmann, B., Ruddell, B. L. & White, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 17, 2, p. 79-80 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

city

Effects of light intensity on soluble microbial products produced by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and associated heterotrophic communities

Cahill, B., Straka, L., Maldonado Ortiz, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Algal Research. 38, 101409.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Synechocystis
microbial communities
light intensity
algae

Electron-acceptor loadings affect chloroform dechlorination in a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor

Lai, Y. J. S., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Coskun, T., Zhou, C. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
Biofilms
Chloroform
Chlorine compounds
Hydrogen
4 Citations (Scopus)

Electro-selective fermentation enhances lipid extraction and biohydrogenation of Scenedesmus acutus biomass

Liu, Y., Lai, Y. J. S., Barbosa, T. S., Chandra, R., Parameswaran, P. & Rittmann, B. E., Mar 1 2019, In : Algal Research. 38, 101397.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biohydrogenation
Scenedesmus
fermentation
biomass
lipids

Eliminating partial-transformation products and mitigating residual toxicity of amoxicillin through intimately coupled photocatalysis and biodegradation

Wang, Y., Chen, C., Zhou, D., Xiong, H., Zhou, Y., Dong, S. & Rittmann, B., Dec 1 2019, In : Chemosphere. 237, 124491.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photocatalysis
Amoxicillin
Biodegradation
Toxicity
biodegradation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Energy recovery in the form of N 2 O by denitrifying bacteria

Yu, C., Qiao, S., Yang, Y., Jin, R., Zhou, J. & Rittmann, B., Sep 1 2019, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 371, p. 500-506 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
nitrous oxide
EDTA
Bacteria
Cytochromes c
Denitrification
Nitrates
calcium acetate
denitrification
Carbonates
Hexane
Fatty acids
Fermentation
Lipids
Anodes
20 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term benefit of Microbiota Transfer Therapy on autism symptoms and gut microbiota

Kang, D. W., Adams, J., Coleman, D. M., Pollard, E. L., Maldonado, J., McDonough-Means, S., Caporaso, J. G. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 5821.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Microbiota
Autistic Disorder
Therapeutics
Prevotella
Behavioral Symptoms
9 Citations (Scopus)

Methane oxidation coupled to perchlorate reduction in a membrane biofilm batch reactor

Lv, P. L., Shi, L. D., Wang, Z., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Jun 1 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 667, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perchlorate
Methane
Batch reactors
Biofilms
biofilm
10 Citations (Scopus)

Nationwide reconnaissance of five parabens, triclosan, triclocarban and its transformation products in sewage sludge from China

Chen, J., Meng, X. Z., Bergman, A. & Halden, R., Mar 5 2019, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 365, p. 502-510 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parabens
Triclosan
Sewage sludge
Sewage
China

Phosphate depletion controls lipid content and accumulation of heterotrophic bacteria during growth of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Zhou, Y., Lai, Y. J. S., Eustance, E., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Cyanobacteria
Biomass
Phosphates
Bacteria
Cationic surfactants
Chain length
surfactant
Biomass
Agglomeration

Rapidly processed stool swabs approximate stool microbiota profiles

Bokulich, N. A., Maldonado, J., Kang, D. W., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Caporaso, J. G., Mar 1 2019, In : mSphere. 4, 2, e00208-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Microbiota
Temperature
Enterobacteriaceae
rRNA Genes
Gastrointestinal Microbiome
4 Citations (Scopus)

Retrospective nationwide occurrence of fipronil and its degradates in U.S. wastewater and sewage sludge from 2001 - 2016

Sadaria, A. M., Labban, C. W., Steele, J. C., Maurer, M. M. & Halden, R., May 15 2019, In : Water Research. p. 465-473 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Protection Agency
Sewage sludge
Effluents
Wastewater
Pest control

Role of hydrogen (H 2 ) mass transfer in microbiological H 2 -threshold studies

Karadagli, F., Marcus, A. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Biodegradation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mass transfer
Hydrogen
Mass transfer
Gases
hydrogen

The role of ultrasound-treated sludge for accelerating quinoline mono-oxygenation

Zhang, Y., Wang, Y., Lu, Q., Zhang, C., Yan, N., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 233, p. 561-566 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygenation
oxygenation
Biodegradation
Ultrasonics
sludge

Uptake of phosphate by Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in dark conditions: Removal driving force and modeling

Zhou, Y., Marcus, A., Straka, L., Eustance, E., Lai, Y. J. S., Xia, S. & Rittmann, B., Mar 1 2019, In : Chemosphere. p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Biomass
Phosphates
phosphate
Microalgae
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Accurate O2 delivery enabled benzene biodegradation through aerobic activation followed by denitrification-coupled mineralization

Liu, Z., Zhou, C., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Luo, Y. H., Long, M., Xu, H. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Biodegradation
Benzene
Chemical activation
Respiration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Activated carbon as a means of limiting bioaccumulation of organochlorine pesticides, triclosan, triclocarban, and fipronil from sediments rich in organic matter

Dang, V. D., Kroll, K. J., Supowit, S. D., Halden, R. & Denslow, N. D., Apr 1 2018, In : Chemosphere. 197, p. 627-633 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triclosan
Bioaccumulation
Pesticides
Activated carbon
Biological materials
6 Citations (Scopus)

A framework for good biofilm reactor modeling practice (GBRMP)

Rittmann, B., Boltz, J. P., Brockmann, D., Daigger, G. T., Morgenroth, E., Sørensen, K. H., Takács, I., Van Loosdrecht, M. & Vanrolleghem, P. A., Mar 1 2018, In : Water Science and Technology. 77, 5, p. 1149-1164 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
biofilm
modeling
Calibration
calibration
5 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic carbon monoxide metabolism by Pleomorphomonas carboxyditropha sp. nov., a new mesophilic hydrogenogenic carboxydotroph

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Maldonado, J. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Jun 1 2018, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 94, 6, fiy056.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
carbon monoxide
metabolism
formic acid
carbon monoxide dehydrogenase
3 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic oxidation of methane coupled to denitrification: fundamentals, challenges, and potential

Lee, H. S., Tang, Y., Rittmann, B. E. & Zhao, H. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
denitrification
Methane
Wastewater
methane
12 Citations (Scopus)

Bioreduction of Antimonate by Anaerobic Methane Oxidation in a Membrane Biofilm Batch Reactor

Lai, C. Y., Dong, Q. Y., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Aug 7 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 15, p. 8693-8700 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Batch reactors
Biofilms
biofilm
methane
9 Citations (Scopus)

Biotechnological revalorization of Tequila waste and by-product streams for cleaner production – A review from bio-refinery perspective

Alemán-Nava, G. S., Gatti, I. A., Parra-Saldivar, R., Dallemand, J. F., Rittmann, B. & Iqbal, H. M. N., Jan 20 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 172, p. 3713-3720 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cleaner production
Byproducts
industry
biotransformation
Processing
12 Citations (Scopus)

Bromate and Nitrate Bioreduction Coupled with Poly-β-hydroxybutyrate Production in a Methane-Based Membrane Biofilm Reactor

Lai, C. Y., Lv, P. L., Dong, Q. Y., Yeo, S. L., Rittmann, B. & Zhao, H. P., Jun 19 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 12, p. 7024-7031 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bromates
Hydroxybutyrates
Methane
Biofilms
Nitrates
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cell disruption by cationic surfactants affects bioproduct recovery from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Lai, Y. J. S., Zhou, Y., Eustance, E., Straka, L., Wang, Z. & Rittmann, B., Sep 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 34, p. 250-255 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biobased products
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
bromides
pigments
lipids
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and high-throughput sequencing of a trichlorophenol-dechlorinating microbial community acclimated from sewage sludge

Song, J., Chen, L., Chen, H., Sheng, F., Xing, D., Li, L., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 197, p. 306-313 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
Sewage sludge
dechlorination
microbial community
Throughput
1 Citation (Scopus)

Climate Change and Energy Technologies in Undergraduate Introductory Science Textbooks

Yoho, R. A. & Rittmann, B., Apr 20 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Communication. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

textbook
climate change
global climate
citizenship
terminology

Competition for electrons between mono-oxygenations of pyridine and 2-hydroxypyridine

Yang, C., Tang, Y., Xu, H., Yan, N., Li, N., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., May 21 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biodegradation. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygenation
oxygenation
Pyridine
Electrons
electron
4 Citations (Scopus)

Competition for molecular oxygen and electron donor between phenol and quinoline during their simultaneous biodegradation

Zou, S., Zhang, B., Yan, N., Zhang, C., Xu, H., Zhang, Y. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Process Biochemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular oxygen
Phenol
Biodegradation
Phenols
Electrons
12 Citations (Scopus)

Complete dechlorination and mineralization of pentachlorophenol (PCP) in a hydrogen-based membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR)

Long, M., Ilhan, Z. E., Xia, S., Zhou, C. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2018, In : Water Research. 144, p. 134-144 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
PCP
Biofilms
dechlorination
biofilm
3 Citations (Scopus)

Determining the mechanism for low sludge yields in the cannibal solids reduction system

Van Ginkel, S. W., Miceli, J., Kim, B. O., Yang, Z., Young, M., Marcus, A. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, In : Water Environment Research. 90, 1, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interchanges
Bioreactors
sludge
bioreactor
Degradation
1 Citation (Scopus)
Body Mass Index
Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise
Students
Diet
38 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in fecal microbial metabolites and microbiota of children with autism spectrum disorders

Kang, D. W., Ilhan, Z. E., Isern, N. G., Hoyt, D. W., Howsmon, D. P., Shaffer, M., Lozupone, C. A., Hahn, J., Adams, J. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Feb 1 2018, In : Anaerobe. 49, p. 121-131 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Feces
Haemophilus parainfluenzae
Prevotella
Thymine
13 Citations (Scopus)

Direct solid-state evidence of H2-induced partial U(VI) reduction concomitant with adsorption by extracellular polymeric substances (EPS)

Li, A., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Xu, X., Zhou, Y., Zhou, D., Tang, Y., Ma, F. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immobilization
Adsorption
Electrons
Environmental Biodegradation
Uranium
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic response of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 to changes in light intensity

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Algal Research. 32, p. 210-220 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
light intensity
microalgae
specific growth rate
biomass
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of culture density on biomass production and light utilization efficiency of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Straka, L. & Rittmann, B., Jan 1 2018, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 115, 2, p. 507-511 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechocystis
Biomass
Light
Growth
Photons